tabi

tabi

[tah-bee]
noun, plural tabi, tabis.
a covering for the foot, similar to a sock, having a separate pouchlike stall for the large toe, worn especially in Japan, often with zoris.

Origin:
1890–95; < Japanese, perhaps < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese dānpí single-skin

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tabi

noun
a sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese 
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